Slices of Life
December 8, 2021
By: Jill Pertler
I was an early proponent of online shopping. I lived in a rural community without much access to retail, so it was a natural fit. I even experimented with grocery purchases when it was a new and novel thing. I wrote about the crazy packaging practices of my delivery orders back in 2017. Yes, I was that cutting edge.
I didn’t make online grocery shopping a habit. I preferred to pick out my toilet paper in person.
Then COVID hit in early 2020 and all our worlds – and shopping habits – changed, perhaps forever.
E-commerce had already established itself in our daily lives...